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Janina Konarska

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW

Department of Earth
Sciences
Visiting address
Guldhedsgatan 5a
41320 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 460
40530 Göteborg

About Janina Konarska

During my PhD studies at the Goteborg Urban Climate Group, I looked at the cooling effects of urban greenery. After defending my thesis in 2015, I currently work on my postdoctoral project within two research groups: Gothenburg University Laboratory for Dendrochronology (GULD) and the Green Infrastructure Research Group (GIRG) at the University of Melbourne, Australia. In the (Formas 2016-00833, 2017-2021) I investigate tree-climate interactions in urban environments, with the focus on tree health, growth and cooling effects in a changing climate. The aim is to increase our knowledge about tree species and planting regimes (e.g. Water Sensitive Urban Design, WSUD) suitable for the warming cities.